Hearty Wild Rice Chili

Hearty Wild Rice Chili
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The wild rice adds extra texture to this easy slow-cooker chili.
30 min
Prep Time
7:30
Total Time
8 servings

Ingredients

Chili

1 pound
lean ground beef
2 ribs (1 cup)
celery, sliced
1 medium (1 cup)
yellow or orange bell pepper, chopped
1 medium (1/2 cup)
onion, chopped
2 teaspoons
finely chopped fresh garlic
1 (46-ounce) can
tomato vegetable juice
1 (14.5-ounce) can
petite diced tomatoes
1 cup
uncooked wild rice
1 tablespoon
sugar
1 tablespoon
chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons
ground cumin
1 teaspoon
salt
1/2 teaspoon
dried oregano
2 (16-ounce) cans
spicy chili beans

Toppings

Sour cream, if desired
Shredded Cheddar cheese, if desired

Directions

  1. Cook ground beef in 10-inch skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 5-8 minutes or until no longer pink. Drain. Place into 6-quart slow cooker.
  2. Add all remaining chili ingredients except chili beans; stir well. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7-8 hours or High heat setting 3-4 hours, or until rice is tender. Stir in chili beans during last 10 minutes of cooking.
  3. Serve with toppings, if desired.

Recipe Tips

Ground turkey, Italian sausage or chopped chicken can be substituted for the ground beef, or simply leave the meat out for a hearty vegetarian meal!

Nutrition Facts (1 servings)

Calories
390
Cholesterol
25mg
Carbohydrates
60g
Protein
22g
Fat
7g
Sodium
1570mg
Dietary Fiber
10g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

This chilli was amazing! My family loved it so much, this recipe is going to become a part of my regular menu planning! I used ground turkey instead of the ground beef and also added corn to it, which made it even more delicious!

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